A “We’re Here” Guide to Spartanburg

A “We’re Here” Guide to Spartanburg

Spartanburg has developed a growing LGBTQ+ community over the years, and in 2021, Spartanburg showed off that inclusion during the second season of the HBO series “We’re Here.” While the spotlight is usually on big cities like San Francisco and New York, HBO brings the show – featuring alums of RuPaul’s Drag Race – to smaller communities to shine a light on their

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Behind the Meanings of Spartanburg’s Black Lives Matter Mural

Behind the Meanings of Spartanburg’s Black Lives Matter Mural

If you’ve passed Spartanburg City Hall on West Main Street over the past couple of years, you’ve seen a statement made in large, colorfully-designed letters on the street – Black Lives Matter in Spartanburg. After the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Mn. and the nationwide calls for racial justice and equity that followed, a group of 16 incredibly talented art

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Spartanburg’s Top 10 Things to Do in 2022

Spartanburg’s Top 10 Things to Do in 2022

A new year is full of new possibilities. And in Spartanburg, that means new flavors for you to try, new experiences to take advantage of and new ways to make the most of your visit. Zip Around Downtown Spartanburg on a Blue Duck Scooter Zoom (and we don’t mean a video-call) through downtown on Blue Duck Scooters in Downtown Spartanburg. The e-scooters are available for

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What to Do Inside When It’s Cold Outside

What to Do Inside When It’s Cold Outside

South Carolina is well known for its hot and humid summers, but winter and cold temperatures do find their way to the Palmetto state. In Spartanburg, the cold weather can be combatted with layers, heaters, dinners and drinks around the fire (or a well-placed heater) and a plethora of fun indoor activities for all ages. Museums + Art Galleries   Spartanburg Regi

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What’s New: 2021 Carolina Panthers Training Camp Fan Guide

What’s New: 2021 Carolina Panthers Training Camp Fan Guide

Panthers fans… Spartanburg has gotten more exciting since the last time we welcomed you for the team’s training camp at Wofford College. We’ve added new restaurants, attractions and ways to adventure. And they all await you before or after you take in a Panthers practice. Whether you’re a longtime Panthers fan who has been to training camps before, or you’re visiti

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Pride in Spartanburg: Best Spots for LGBTQ Visitors

Pride in Spartanburg: Best Spots for LGBTQ Visitors

The City of Spartanburg is a surprisingly progressive retreat in Upstate South Carolina. Since welcoming the first Upstate Pride March at Barnet Park in 2009, Spartanburg has flourished with local businesses and community organizations embracing the LGBTQ+ community. Upstate Pride Week is celebrated each November, with additional Pride events hosted during National Pride

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